As real estate development threatens to push out low-income New Yorkers from their homes, planners are scrambling to preserve or develop more affordable housing. Such policies as mandatory inclusionary zoning and community board preferences in housing lotteries have gained momentum over the last year. 1,075 more words
A North Vancouver developer is proposing a novel solution to the ongoing problem of so-called “demovictions.”
The term refers to the eviction of tenants at aging affordable rental properties as they face redevelopment. 304 more words
Oregonians will decide Nov. 6 whether local governments should be allowed to issue bond measures for privately owned, affordable housing projects.
Should Measure 102 pass, taxpayers would be responsible for paying back such affordable housing bonds. 10 more words
TOM BURNS, COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT, LGR SPEAKER FOR MAY 2001
Tom Burns from the County’s Redevelopment Agency (RDA) was hired by the County to be the County Geologist in 1977. 2,603 more words
Less than a week away and there are enough candidates running for mayor on the random ordered ballot to stage a basketball tournament. In fact, that’d be my suggestion for whittling down the number of candidates for mayor. 330 more words